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FILE - In this May 11, 1994, file photo, Detroit Pistons guard Isiah Thomas announces his retirement from basketball at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich. Thomas' Olympic hopes were denied, not once but twice. Thomas was famously left off the U.S. Olympic team — the first Dream Team — that won a gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics with ease. But he could have been an Olympian 12 years earlier, had the Americans not boycotted the 1980 Moscow Games. (AP Photo/Richard Sheinwald, File)

Isiah Thomas' Olympic hopes were denied, not once but twice

Aug. 12, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

Isiah Thomas loved to play road games, and the ones he could have been part of in 1980 might have been unlike any other in his career. The Olympics. Inside the Soviet Union. During the Cold War. Much still gets made of how Thomas was famously left off the U.S. Olympic team — the first Dream Team —...

Pistons agree to buy Suns' G League team for Detroit

Jul. 29, 2020 3:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have agreed to buy the Northern Arizona Suns, and the NBA G League team is expected to begin playing in Detroit in 2021-22. The Pistons, the Phoenix Suns and the G League announced the purchase Wednesday. A new arena for the team is being constructed on the campus of...

FILE - In this Friday, July 10, 2020, file photo, the Detroit Tigers play an intrasquad baseball game, in Detroit. The Tigers will play soon at Comerica Park, one of three sporting venues clustered within a mile of each other in the Motor City. With professional teams from four major leagues playing so close to each other, downtown Detroit is unique. And, that makes the COVID-19 pandemic hit a little harder here. For businesses in the area it has lately been a bust for those banking on a revenue stream from fans. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Fan-free baseball games no relief for Motor City's misery

Jul. 24, 2020 2:49 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Brass Rail Pizza Bar is close enough to Comerica Park to hear the roar of the crowd when the Detroit Tigers play. The proximity to the home of the Tigers, Lions, Red Wings and Pistons makes the establishment a convenient choice for people to get a slice and a sip on game days....